Week 5: Assignment 1: Psychology and the Arts

1. Choose a film, dialogue, play, novel. Choose something you have not seen before. Summarize the main points of this experience.  2. Articulate the relationship between the film or literature with philosophical concepts. These philosophical concepts can include the branches of philosophy (e.g., ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, logic, social and political philosophy) or the ideas of a philosopher (in the western or eastern traditions).or classical problems in philosophy (e.g., determinism and free will; the existence of evil; the existence of God; rationality, dualism, monism) Number these points 1-4. Spend 4-5 sentences on each point. 3. Draw some conclusions about the philosophical material you’ve experienced by showing how this may have contributed to your own development or understanding social/political contemporary issue.